Say It Like Obama: The Power of Speaking with Purpose and Vision [NOOK Book]

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Reach Out, Fire Up, and Motivate Like America's Most Audacious Speaker





Barack Obama has brought the power of oration back to American politics. Using well-practiced...

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Say It Like Obama: The Power of Speaking with Purpose and Vision

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Overview

Reach Out, Fire Up, and Motivate Like America's Most Audacious Speaker





Barack Obama has brought the power of oration back to American politics. Using well-practiced public-speaking skills, he not only rouses roaring applause but inspires real change in his listeners.





Leadership expert Shel Leanne explains how to combine oratory, body language, and the fine art of persuasion into a seamless presentation that builds trust and stimulates action. You will come away with the skill to motivate individuals, teams, or an entire workforce to embrace your vision and put it to work.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071626101
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 9/8/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • File size: 561 KB

Meet the Author

Shel Leanne is President of the Wishel Corporation, a leadership development firm whose clients include Fortune 500 businesses across the world. Prior to launching her company, Leanne gained experience working for McKinsey & Company and for Morgan Stanley in New York and London. She subsequently served as a full faculty member at Harvard University from 1997 to 2001, where she taught courses on social entrepreneurship and organizational design. She is also the author of How to Interview Like a Top MBA.

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Table of Contents

  1. GAINING TRUST AND CONFIDENCE
  2. BREAKING DOWN BARRIERS
  3. WINNING HEARTS AND MINDS
  4. CONVEYING VISION
  5. DRIVING POINTS HOME
  6. PERSUADING
  7. FACING AND OVERCOMING CONTROVERSY
  8. MOTIVATING TO ACTION
  9. CREATING LASTING IMPRESSIONS
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  • Posted October 5, 2009

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    Useful guide to speech making

    President Barack Obama's considerable ability to capture people's attention and move them to action is closely tied to his exceptional oratorical skills. But how exactly does he do it? Shel Leanne, president of a leadership development firm, dissects Obama's powerful speaking style and shows how it is integral to his entire leadership package. Using examples from Obama's speeches, she explains how you can improve your own communication and leadership capabilities. The book is practical and readable, although repetitive, and it would have been even more useful had the designer set off the speech excerpts more clearly from the rest of the text. getAbstract considers this work essential for any aspiring speaker's library. Even if you never become president of the U.S., you will probably find yourself in front of a group of colleagues, employees or students whom you need to impress.

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